The Green Party’s Elizabeth May went to Ottawa to champion environmental issues. Now the country’s hardest-working politician is out to rescue the democratic process
Scientists hoped the Human Genome Project would deliver a road map for personalized medicine. But we are still unequipped to deal with its ethical and medical implications
As Canada Post wrestles with its bottom line, a letter carrier addresses the nation
Firmly Stood, Nobly Died; His Excellency Madiba; Penalty Kick; Fumblr; At the Wheel
Sable Island will soon become our forty-third national park, and the challenge for Parks Canada is how to reconcile the competing interests of wilderness protection and ecotourism. Can a national park really manage both?
In Taras Grescoe’s Straphanger, pitched battles over transit are about where and how we want to live
A writer comes to terms with the culture of her birth
Nova Scotia’s free surfers search for dangerous waves — and keep them secret
“Today we are going to discuss proper and improper ways to circumvent democracy in Canada”
Exploring the world’s sci-fi capital: Vancouver
Danced in socks and bare feet, Crystal Pite’s edgy choreography has been dubbed the future of ballet. “Modern dance” is an outdated term. Maybe “ballet” is, too
Is anti-bullying hysteria harming our kids?
Shortly before he died, the literary critic Northrop Frye foresaw an insidious cultural phenomenon: Canada’s “condominium mentality”
Why violence has declined